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National partners include the American Public Health Association,
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), National
Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), National
Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH), National Indian Health
Board (NIHB), Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), Public Health
Foundation (PHF), and National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI).
Links to resources from these organizations are below.
Public Health Association (APHA)
APHA supports and promotes
public health accreditation as a means to strength government public
health systems in the United States. The Association communicates the
latest public health science and practice to members, opinion leaders
and the public.
of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) Accreditation and
ASTHO provides information
about accreditation preparation tools, current activities in states, and
the work of the NPHPSP, as well as other information on its Web site for
state health departments.
Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Accreditation
and Quality Improvement
NACCHO provides tools,
resources, and training opportunities to local health departments to
assist in their preparation for accreditation and in using quality
improvement processes to improve performance and meet PHAB
Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) Accreditation and the
Role of Governance
NALBOH provides resources and
information to support the governance and leadership role of boards of
health. Boards of health can find information and resources about
accreditation, quality improvement and the NPHPSP on the NALBOH Web
Indian Health Board (NIHB) and Tribal Public Health Accreditation
The NIHB Web site provides
information, resources, and links addressing the development of tribal
public health accreditation.
Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)
has long recognized the value of supporting agency and systems
improvement and has engaged in many activities towards accreditation and
performance improvement in public health. The website includes
accreditation resources such as a Public Health Performance Improvement
Toolkit, archived webinars, QI storyboards, and stories and topical
briefs from states.
Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)
PHAB is the Public Health Accreditation Board, a
non-profit accrediting body for national public health accreditation.
Their mission is to promote and protect the health of the public by
advancing the quality and performance of all health departments in the
Health Foundation (PHF) and Performance Management and Quality
The PHF Web site includes
assorted tools and resources related to performance management, quality
improvement, public health improvement, workforce development and other
topics. Performance management resources include the body of work
developed by the Turning Point Performance Management Collaborative.
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